Publications

Publications authored by CHSPR faculty and staff from 2009 to the present are listed here. Older peer-reviewed publications are usually available from individual journals and can be searched for using PubMed. Older reports published by CHSPR (from 1973) are available from the UBC Library cIRcle database. If you cannot find a specific publication, please contact us.


Latest publications

Gladstone EJ, Smolina K, Weymann D, Rutherford K, Morgan SG. Geographic Variations in Prescription Opioid Dispensations and Deaths Among Women and Men in British Columbia, Canada. Med Care. 2015 Nov;53(11):954-9. Read more

Seow H, Barbera L, Pataky R, Lawson B, O'Leary E, Fassbender K, McGrail K, Burge F, Brouwers M, Sutradhar R. Does Increasing Homecare Nursing Reduce Emergency Department Visits at the End of Life? A Population-Based Cohort Study of Cancer Decedents. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2015 Oct 26. Read more

Smolina K, Ball L, Humphries KH, Khan N, Morgan SG. Sex Disparities in Post-Acute Myocardial Infarction Pharmacologic Treatment Initiation and Adherence: Problem for Young Women. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2015;8(6):586–92. Read more

Worthington H, Law M. Sticker Shock: Finding value in an era of high-cost drugs: Conference Summary. Vancouver (BC): UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research; 2015. Read more

Barbera L, Seow H, Sutradhar R, Chu A, Burge F, Fassbender K, McGrail K, Lawson B, Liu Y, Pataky R, Potapov A. Quality of end-of-life cancer care in Canada: a retrospective four-province study using administrative health care data. Curr Oncol. 2015 Oct;22(5):341-55. Read more

Sivananthan SN, Lavergne MR, McGrail KM. Caring for dementia: A population-based study examining variations in guideline-consistent medical care. Alzheimers Dement. 2015 Aug;11(8):906-16. Read more

Smolina K, Gladstone E, Morgan S. Pharmaceutical opioid monitoring and surveillance in British Columbia: Current state and future directions. Vancouver, BC: UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, 2015. Read more

Skeldon SC, Detsky AS, Goldenberg SL, Law MR. Erectile Dysfunction and Undiagnosed Diabetes, Hypertension, and Hypercholesterolemia. Ann Fam Med. 2015 Jul-Aug;13(4):331-5. Read more

Sheehan KJ, Sobolev B, Guy P, Bohm E, Hellsten E, Sutherland JM, et al. Constructing an episode of care from acute hospitalization records for studying effects of timing of hip fracture surgery. J Orthop Res. 2016 Feb;34(2):197–204. Read more

Sanghera R, Wong ST, Brown H. A cross-sectional analysis of perinatal depressive symptoms among Punjabi-speaking women: are they at risk? BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2015 Jul 22;15:151. Read more

Gladstone EJ, Smolina K, Morgan SG. Trends and sex differences in prescription opioid deaths in British Columbia, Canada. Inj Prev. 2016 Aug;22(4):288–90. Read more

Tang EW, Go J, Kwok A, Leung B, Lauck S, Wong ST, Taipale PG, Ratner PA. The relationship between language proficiency and surgical length of stay following cardiac bypass surgery. Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2015 Jul 21. Read more

Langton J, McGrail K, Wong S. Workshop Summary: A Matrix Approach to Primary Care Performance Measurement: Developing a High Quality Information System Aligned with Modern Primary Care Practice. Vancouver (BC): UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research; July 2015. Read more

Law MR, Cheng L, Kratzer J, Morgan SG, Marra C, Lynd LD, Majumdar SR. Impact of allowing pharmacists to independently renew prescriptions: A population-based study. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2015 Jul 1;55(4):398-404. Read more

Yin D, Wong ST, Chen W, Xin Q, Wang L, Cui M, Yin T, Li R, Zheng X, Yang H, Yu J, Chen B, Yang W. A model to estimate the cost of the National Essential Public Health Services Package in Beijing, China. BMC Health Serv Res. 2015 Jun 6;15:222.  Read more

Zillich AJ, Jaynes HA, Bex SD, Boldt AS, Walston CM, Ramsey DC, Sutherland JM, Bravata DM. Evaluation of pharmacist care for hypertension in the Veterans Affairs patient-centered medical home: a retrospective case-control study. Am J Med. 2015 May;128(5):539.e1-6.  Read more

Birtwhistle R, Barber D, Drummond N, Godwin M, Greiver M, Singer A, Lussier MT, Manca D, Natarajan N, Terry A, Wong S, Martin RE, Mangin D. Horses and buggies have some advantages over cars, but no one is turning back. Can Fam Physician. 2015 May;61(5):416-9.  Read more

Smolina K, Hanley GE, Mintzes B, Oberlander TF, Morgan S. Trends and Determinants of Prescription Drug Use during Pregnancy and Postpartum in British Columbia, 2002-2011: A Population-Based Cohort Study. PLoS One. 2015 May 26;10(5):e0128312. Read more

Coe MP, Sutherland JM, Penner MJ, Younger A, Wing KJ. Minimal clinically important difference and the effect of clinical variables on the ankle osteoarthritis scale in surgically treated end-stage ankle arthritis. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2015 May 20;97(10):818-23.  Read more

Smolina K, Weymann D, Morgan S, Ross C, Carleton B. Association between regulatory advisories and codeine prescribing to postpartum women. JAMA. 2015 May 12;313(18):1861-2. Read more